Gresham has a total population of 90,205 and a student population of 8,897. Of these students, 8,897 are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
Gresham's largest nursing school is Mt Hood Community College. Approximately 87 students graduated in 2010 from Mt Hood Community College with credentials in nursing.
A reported 145 students graduated with credentials in nursing in Gresham in 2010. In 2009 tuition at nursing schools in Gresham was $3,521 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,230 for nursing related books and supplies each year.
If you decide to work as a nurse in Gresham, your job prospects are good. There were 30,660 nurses working in Oregon and 19,610 working in the greater Gresham area in 2010. Gresham's nurse workforce is projected to increase by 22% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Gresham is $78,430 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for nurses.